The third annual Lost Landscapes of Detroit archival film compilation premiered on September 29, 2012 at Salt & Cedar Letterpress Gallery in Detroit's Eastern Market. This film is mostly silent. It is designed to be screened before a live audience whose comments, questions, interjections and conversation become the soundtrack. The footage comes primarily from Prelinger Archives. Credits are at the end of the program. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, urban history, Prelinger, home movies
Compilation of archival film images of Detroit's people and places 1925-1976. Made to be shown to participatory audiences who identify locations, ask questions, and discuss the future of this great city. Topics: Detroit, Michigan, home movies, amateur movies, participatory documentary, urban history, public...
Compilation of historical footage showing life, labor and landscape in Detroit, Michigan (1919-1970s). First shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on November 3, 2011. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, archival footage, landscape, cultural geography, labor, African Americans
Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history